Friday, July 07, 2006

Defending Comic Books

One of the subplots in Deliver Us From Evelyn has to do with a comic book retailer arrested under false pretenses -- and Detective Charlie Pasch disobeys orders to save his local comic book store from the mob. It is also available online as the self-contained short story "The Golden Age," presented in three different flavors:
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Sadly, the story is inspired by true-life events. In recent years, authorities around the country have decided to crack down on comics. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund defends First Amendment rights of comic book professionals throughout the United States. The CBLDF's mission is that "comics should be accorded the same constitutional rights as literature, film, or any other form of expression."

Find out more about the CBDLF online. Call (800) 99-CBLDF or write 271 Madison Avenue, Suite 1400, New York, NY 10016.

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COMICS JAM: GOLD!!!
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SHE'S THE SHERIFF!

A woman with a complicated past returns home to become the small town's new sheriff. Best Mann For The Job is by the writer/artist team of Chris and Erica Well. Read it from the beginning at StudioWell.com. Watch the trailer on YouTube.